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Court stipulates heavy punishment for forced prostitution

Those who force minors and pregnant women into prostitution will face a punishment ranging from 10 years to life in prison, according to a new judicial interpretation jointly released by the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:03:40

Sun Zhengcai under investigation

Sun Zhengcai is under investigation for "serious discipline violation" by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CPC), according to a decision by the CPC Central Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 18:23:57

Vice minister joins businessmen, movie star in suing fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui

A Chinese vice minister has joined the list of those who have sued fugitive billionaire Guo Wengui in New York, court records show.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 22:13:40

228 procurators re-elected in judicial reform

China's top procuratorate re-elected 228 procurators as part of the country's judicial reform to promote professionalism in the judicial system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 23:38:39

Chinese foreign ministry urges Japan to solve murder case

China's foreign ministry on Friday urged local police to solve the case in which two Chinese citizens were found to be murdered after they had been missing in Japan last week.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/15 0:08:39

Chinese police detain 25 suspects over leaked health information

Twenty-five people have been detained by police in east China's Jiangsu Province for allegedly stealing and selling more than 10 million pieces of personal health information.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/7 17:30:35

China to create fair legal environment for domestic, foreign firms

Chinese government will improve the legal environment to ensure domestic and foreign companies registered in China enjoy the same treatment, according to an official statement Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 15:58:17

Police destroy illegal guns, explosives in 202 cities

Chinese police destroyed a large number of illegal guns and explosives in more than 200 cities and counties on Wednesday amid a national campaign to enhance public security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 23:13:39

China's top court selects 367 judges in judicial reform

A total of 367 judges of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), including Chief Justice Zhou Qiang, took the oath of office Monday as part of their re-election in a judicial reform aimed at promoting professional selection of the bench.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/3 16:02:25

China solicits public opinions on draft national anthem law

Chinese legislators are soliciting public opinions on a draft national anthem law, which considers a detention up to 15 days for disrespect of the national anthem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/30 9:31:45

Senior lawmakers review draft laws, resolutions

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) held a chairpersons' meeting Monday to review draft laws and resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 8:13:57

New intel law would ban impersonating intelligence officers

Anyone who impersonates an intelligence officer in China could soon face criminal sanctions if the latest draft of a national intelligence law draft that was deliberated by lawmakers on Thursday is passed in its current form.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/23 23:53:40

Shandong debt collector killer has sentence cut to 5 years

The high court of East China's Shandong Province on Friday morning reached a verdict in the second trial of Yu Huan, the 22-year-old who fatally stabbed a debt collector while defending his mother, reducing his sentence from life behind bars to five years in prison.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/23 23:53:40

China's draft law on supervision submitted for review

The draft law on national supervision was submitted for review at the ongoing bi-monthly session of the top legislature, according to a statement issued after a plenary meeting of the session Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 23:30:02

Chinese lawmakers call for revision on product quality law

Chinese lawmakers on Friday called for the prompt revision to the Product Quality Law at the ongoing bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 22:54:55

Apple contractors' employees arrested in China for selling user data

Chinese police have arrested 16 employees or former employees of an Apple contractor for selling the personal information of iPhone users.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 21:15:58

High court overturns life imprisonment sentence in loan-shark stabbing case

The high people's court in east China's Shandong Province on Friday overturned a life imprisonment sentence imposed by a lower court against a man, after a review held his case had a nature of defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 13:20:20

Draft law regulates use of national anthem

A draft law on national anthem was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for its first reading Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 13:49:58